George Lewis on the AACM

Just ordered George Lewis’ history of the AACM, A Power Stronger Than Itself
The AACM and American Experimental Music
. Seems to be out, though Amazon still lists it as ‘not yet published’. I have been listening a lot to music from that scene the past year, so I’m craving for some ‘deeper’ information. Also curious what George Lewis has to say. The very first concert of free improv music that I witnessed was George Lewis + Gerry Hemingway and I love his sound on the trombone. Though I am sometimes put off by his writings, he can be heavy-handed (?) when he does theory. Here’s an excerpt:

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